Hi hat help

Where to buy, how to cleaning etc...

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TheyCallMeNAPA
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Post Sun Dec 03, 2006 10:50 am

what about 14" sabian HH bright hats vs 14" A new beats?
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Post Sun Dec 03, 2006 11:20 am

I have a set of Zildjian Mastersounds and they have a great chick and a nice stick sound due to the slightly scalloped bottom cymbal. I love them so much I got a pair for the kit at my church as well!
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Post Sun Dec 03, 2006 12:41 pm

ive played the mastersound before. they sound good i dont think its what im lookin for though
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Post Sun Dec 03, 2006 2:26 pm

If you get a chance to get to a guitar center, they'll let you mix and

match different hi hat cymbals together. I did this and after 2

hours of mixing cymbals, I came up with a Quick beat Zildjian

bottom hi hat with a Rock beat Zildjian bottom hat combination,

really chicky with extremely quick response, not tinny and they

have a very good open sound...
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TheyCallMeNAPA
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Post Sun Dec 03, 2006 3:33 pm

thanks i might have to do that.
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Post Sun Dec 03, 2006 9:29 pm

Have you considered the 13'' Groove hats from Sabian? Mainly a jazz hat, it has a very quick chick sound, with a drawn out first syllable. Go to Sabian's site and listen to the cymbals.

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TheyCallMeNAPA
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Post Mon Dec 04, 2006 6:04 pm

i think im gunna take druminzeetobaccofade's advice and go to guitar center one day and just mix and match. so if yall have any ideas on good cominations let me know
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Post Wed Dec 06, 2006 8:12 am

My primary gigging hats are an old pair of New Beats. I use the bottom hat on top and the top on the bottom. Because of the weight of the bottom cymbal, I get a very crisp sound. Also, I tilt the bottom cymbal slightly in order to avoid any muting. I have gotten many comments by fellow drummers about my hihat sound.

Another thing you should consider is your own technique. Pay attention to how you hold your stick and strike the cymbal. Sometimes the slightest adjustments can make a world of difference do your sound. Hope this helps.
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Post Wed Dec 06, 2006 6:16 pm

thanks for you advice
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Post Thu Dec 07, 2006 8:32 pm

If you mix the hats, you may come up with what your looking for, its hard to know excatly what you want for you have the ears, and what you want.
Thats going to be the best way is to go sam ash or guitar center and just keep switching out the outs untill you find that match your looking for.

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